For Immediate Release

April 30, 2020


Rockdale County to Open Trails While Practicing Caution During Coronavirus Pandemic  

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Parks and Recreation will open trails ONLY at select locations starting Saturday, May 2, from dawn to dusk. As the County continues to practice caution during these times, the trails will be the only recreation areas open – restrooms, pavilions, exercise equipment, tennis and basketball courts will all remain closed.

The following trails ONLY will be open starting May 2 from dawn to dusk:

  • South Rockdale Trail
  • Lorraine Park & Trailhead
  • South Rockdale Park & Trailhead
  • Wheeler Park Trail – parking only available behind playground off Bennett Road SE
  • Johnson Park Trail
  • Pine Log Park Trail

All other parks remain closed. No gatherings permitted.

Residents using the trails are to observe the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing, a minimum of 6 feet from other individuals at all times. They are also strongly encouraged to wear facial coverings to protect their nose and mouth while visiting the trails. Do not visit the trails if exhibiting any symptoms of coronavirus.

For more information, contact Rockdale County Parks and Recreation at 770-278-7529.